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When do Vermont ski resorts open for the 2010 – 2011 season?

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Updated 12/3/10 AM

It's that time of year: Vermont ski resorts are planning their opening days and making snow to make those opening dates a reality,

Bring on the ski season!

Here's a review of opening dates for skiing at Vermont ski resorts. This information was gathered from the resort Web sites. Do check with the resorts directly to confirm lift operation before you drive there! You can find links to the <link internal-link>ski conditions reports at Vermont ski resorts on our Vermont Ski Resorts page.

Northern Vermont ski resorts opening dates 2010

Bolton Valley – Plans to open December 10

Burke Mountain – Plans to open December 11

Cochran's Ski Area – Plans to open December 18

Jay Peak – Opened November 26

Mad River Glen – To be determined

Smugglers' Notch – Opened November 27

Stowe Mountain – Opened November 24

Sugarbush – Opened November 25

Central Vermont ski areas opening days 2010

Bear Creek Mountain – Information unavailable

Killington – Opened November 2

Middlebury Snow Bowl – Information unavailable

Northeast Sloes – Plans to open December 27

Pico Mountain – Plans to open December 17

Suicide Six – Plans to open December 17

Southern Vermont ski resorts opening days 2010

Bromley Mountain – Plans to open December 4

Magic Mountain – Plans to open December 18

Mount Snow – Opened November 25

Okemo Mountain – Opened November 23

Stratton Mountain – Opened November 26

These dates, of course, depend on cold temperatures so that the ski areas can make snow of their trails and maintain the snow that they make.

Do check with the resorts directly to confirm lift operation before you drive there! You'll find links to the resorts on our <link internal-link>Vermont Ski Resorts page.

Photo taken last season at Smugglers' Notch ski resort.

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